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Financial help for parents on a low income

Working parents and child support




Parents of children with disabilities



Helping you into education

  • help into education including 16-19 bursary, discretionary learner support, grants for adult learners, Residential Support Scheme.


Parents studying full-time or part-time, and not working


Income support



More information

More information and literature about maternity and paternity rights and entitlements is available from: 

  • Some employers offer childcare vouchers (pdf 29KB). If you accept childcare vouchers, this may affect your entitlement to tax credits. Check how it might affect you here.